Mimecast’s software enables its customers, which include Knight Frank, Eversheds and the Salvation Army, to improve their email availability, storage and security. About 50% of the company’s turnover is generated in Britain, but it also has offices in America, Dubai and South Africa. In 2009 Dawn Capital and Index Ventures invested £13m in the company. Chief executive Peter Bauer and chief technology officer Neil Murray founded Mimecast in 2003 and have overseen sales growth of 173% a year from £654,000 in 2007 to £13.3m in 2010, when the company made a significant loss.
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